Tweet Ah, weddings! We’re coming up on our fifth family wedding, as our son Benjamin is engaged to his lovely Melinda. The groom-to-be lives in Oklahoma, the bride-to-be lives in Idaho and the wedding will take place in Washington. So when Melinda was able to visit us during Spring Break, we took the opportunity to […]
Recipes from This Lovely Place
Snacks, desserts, casseroles and more. Nothing fancy, just real food that families love.
Tweet Stressed adrenal glands can make you feel exhausted and drained. You might get by on sheer willpower in the morning, but when the mid-afternoon slump hits, it’s hard to drag your poor body through the rest of the day. What you need is a super power, but they’re in short supply for Moms. Instead, […]
Tweet Buttery spritz cookie dough with chocolate inside–how can you go wrong? It’s been so long ago that I don’t remember where we got the idea to tuck a little chocolate bar between the layers of delicate spritz dough, but they’ve been a special occasion favorite for years. At some point our family decided to […]
Tweet Childhood holiday memories are closely tied to special foods associated with the season. I once asked my children “If we could do only three things to celebrate Christmas, what would you want them to be?” Nearly all of them mentioned special treats like Scotcheroos or Pillow Cookies (recipe coming soon). The good news is […]